Working with the foliar diseases Gray Leaf Spot (GLS) and Southern Leaf Blight (SLB), the author and collegues are developing materials and methods for the detailed characterization and fine-mapping of selected maize QTLs, including sets of Near Isogenic Lines. They are also working to identify and map new sources of resistance from diverse germplasm.
Presented at the Maize Genetics meeting. Lake Geneva, WI, USA; March 10-13, 2005. 1 p.